Peter Whitehead was an English writer and filmmaker best-known for Wholly Communion (1965), Charlie Is My Darling (1966) and Tonite Let’s All Make Love in London (1967).
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RIP Stanley Donen (1924 – 2019)
Stanley Donen (1924 – 2019) was an American film director and choreographer best-known for Singin’ in the Rain (1952).
We remember him fondly for directing Bedazzled, an updated version of the Faust legend set in 1967.
Dudley Moore plays a lonely young man whose unrequited love of his co-worker drives him to attempt suicide. Just then the devil (Peter Cook) appears and offers him seven wishes in exchange for his soul.
The film’s fun-loving association with the Swinging London of the 1960s is smart and well-executed.